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"Excellent"

Strait-Jacket Review


One of William Castle and Joan Crawford's respective greats, this campy horror classic isn't just a showpiece for Crawford's maniacal performance, it's also genuinely scary. She's just out of the loonie bin after serving 20 years for murdering her husband and his lover (oops, the kid was watching). She returns home to live with her daughter (Diane Baker), and the body count swiftly resumes again. Harrowing, with a fun twist at the end.


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Facts and Figures

Run time: 93 mins

In Theaters: Sunday 19th January 1964

Distributed by: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Production compaines: William Castle Productions

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 4 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Fresh: 4 Rotten: 1

IMDB: 6.8 / 10

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Starring: as Lucy Harbin, as Carol Harbin, as Bill Cutler, Howard St. John as Raymond Fields, as Michael Fields, as Emily Cutler, as Leo Krause, Edith Atwater as Mrs. Fields, Mitchell Cox as Dr. Anderson, as Frank Harbin

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